On September 17th, the CFTC provided notice of the National Futures Association's filing of a petition to amend a rule that excludes certain otherwise regulated persons from the definition of the term "commodity pool operator" with respect to certain qualifying entities. The NFA requests the Commission amend its rule to limit the scope of the exclusion for registered investment companies. Comments should be submitted on or before October 18, 2010. 75 FR 56997.